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Central Virginia
Wedding & Elopement Photography

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Hi, I'm Kara! I’m a Charlottesville-based journalist turned photographer who is obsessed with creating an intimate, love-soaked wedding day for couples surrounded by the people they love most. 

EXPERIENCE AN ADVENTURE ELOPEMENT

EXPERIENCE A REAL COUPLES' DAY IN THE WAY THAT FEELS RIGHT FOR YOUR KIND OF LOVE

TAKE IN A MICRO WEDDING DAY 

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A Charlottesville-based photographer, elopement guide, do-your-own-thing-for-your-wedding advocate, dog lover, who believes in living consciously and slowing down the pace of life a bit to savor it more. 

I love local food, ice cream, being active, living in the mountains and being a mama to my two little girls and four dogs. I love to travel, but the Blue Ridge Mountains are home and I'm pretty obsessed with sharing them with you!

Hey there! I'm Kara

IMAGINE A STRESS-FREE, INTIMATE WEDDING DAY. SHARED ONLY WITH THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE. DOING EXACTLY WHAT LIGHTS YOU UP!

WORDS THAT MELT MY HEART

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Elisa

Kara is from the area and knows it like the back of her hand. She knew the exact spot we were getting married, where the sun will be at what time, what we needed to bring and keep in mind…I suggest getting as much time with her as you can. Between the detailed shots, family, individual shots... there is just so much to capture…If we could do it again we would do it just the same.

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(ELOPEMENT, 2020)

Annie

Kara’s presence throughout the day was calming, supportive and fun! Kara will capture the raw emotions of your wedding while leaving space for you to soak in every sweet moment with your person. Afterwards, a family member asked if some of our photos were posed or prompted (us crying together during vows)… nope! Kara has such a special talent and unique eye for capturing these memories so beautifully.

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(ELOPEMENT, 2020)

Haley

We’ll always be able to look back and remember how we felt in those moments, something that is truly invaluable.

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(WEDDING, 2020)

Brittany

Kara made my wedding day happen! Everything from finding the location, helping me find a florist, and pick out an airbnb. If it wasn't for her the day wouldn't have happened so easily. Through the entire process Kara hung in there every time I changed my mind (67 times to be exact, including my wedding date!) and handled all of it so kindly. She builds a quick relationship with you and brings out the most real emotion in the pictures.

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(ELOPEMENT, 2019)

Katelyn

Kara shot our wedding and put together the most beautiful wedding videos that we will cherish forever! Her adventurous personality shined through all of her creative ideas. Kara was a joy to work with and I’ll never forget our wedding day splashing in the creek thanks to her!

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(ELOPEMENT, 2019)

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